Sep 042014
 

Many thanks to GNUtransfer for lending us a VPS and other resources to write this article.

In this article we will show how to use the package bitcoind-init for debian wheezy amd64 available in our repository.

NOTE: We have called this package “bitcoind-init” to avoid conflicts with “bitcoind” package available in Debian repositories.

This is the bitcoind package for debian wheezy amd64 compiled with downloaded sources from git repository https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git and a script in init.d to start and stop it.

The package has a start and stop script in /etc/init.d

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Sep 022014
 

Many thanks to GNUtransfer for lending us a VPS and other resources to write this article.

We have created a debian wheezy amd64 repository to allow the installation of the following packages:

  • bitcoind-init
  • litecoind-init
  • p2pool-init
  • xen-4.4

In this article we will see how to add the repository to a Debian Wheezy amd64 installation

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Mar 172013
 

Thank GNUtransfer the loan us a VPS and other resources to write this article.

In this post we present a script to run automatically in the background bitcoind at system startup, the script is here bitcoin-init-0.1.0.tar.bz2

This script works in Debian Squeezy, Debian Wheezy and Ubuntu Precise Pangolin maybe also in other versions but we have not tested.
NOTE: Works with bitcoind 0.6.x, 0.7.x and 0.8.x recommend version 0.8.x can see our previous articles on how to install it on Debian How to install bitcoin 0.8.0 on debian squeeze amd64 How to install bitcoin 0.8.0 on debian wheezy amd64 and Ubuntu install instructions are here

Now if we start with the installation of the script.

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Mar 112013
 

NOTE: The steps are mostly the same as for those in our previous article “How to install bitcoin 0.8.0 on debian squeeze amd64”

Thank GNUtransfer the loan us a VPS and other resources to write this article.
While it is a bit tedious to install bitcoind 0.8.0 on Debian Wheezy, improvements in this version make it worth the work, performance is far superior to previous versions and I/O disk have been significantly reduced.
Now let’s start with the installation.

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